Make new (and helpful!) friends this summer with a PBS TeacherLine course! Work together with your peers while relaxing in the convenience of your home or wherever you have internet access. *No tidying up required to get together; just login to TeacherLine and collaborate on a project or share tips and insights!
Courses begin June 17 and July 15 and offer SC renewal credits (or graduate credits for an additional fee). Subjects offered include technology, math, ELA, and more. Choose from 20 courses to begin June 17th or 12 courses beginning July 15th. Subjects…
Summer is almost here, but that doesn’t mean learning should stop! This week, PBS LearningMedia helps educators enhance end-of-year lessons with a motivating collection of activities designed to keep students engaged and active as they transition into summer.
Fun Science Project
Give your class a fun science project – ask them to make a robotic arm! In this video from Design Squad Nation, kids design and build controllable mechanical arms and use their "robo" arms to lift objects and play a series of games.
As they build their…
It’s gonna be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit this summer! Learn and earn from anywhere 24/7 with ETV Teacher Recertification. Registration for SUMMER session opens June 10 so learn about the courses now and plan to register! Session runs July 1 - August 24.
Here’s what you need to know:Approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits each Facilitated online and self-paced (start work July 1 or later/complete work by August 24) $75 per course (pay online by credit/debit or send check) RIGHT NOW: Find list…
ETV is offering hands-on, technology training this summer in school districts and at ETV in Columbia. The week-long classes are designed for teachers to earn 60 renewal credits. SC teachers can attend training in their district, join in a near-by district’s training or even come to ETV when classes will be offered.
Content and cost for each week-long 60 renewal credit class are listed below. These exciting training classes fill-up fast so act today! Register NOW by going to StreamlineSC.org web page.
The three different courses offered this summer focus on teaching, creating, learning, and…
The National Geographic Bee, an educational program of the National Geographic Society, was developed in 1989 in response to concern about the lack of geographic knowledge among young people in the United States. The Bee, a geography competition for fourth- through eighth-graders, is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject and increase public awareness about geography.
Each year, more than 4 million students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and US territories take part in the contest. The 2015 South Carolina Geographic Bee winner is Nicolas Grigat,…
The Odd Squad is a high-tech agency run by kids equipped with the world's most advanced and unpredictable gadgetry. This series is a feature on PBS Kids broadcast on South Carolina Educational Television.
Attention Agents! This weird week of all-new adventures kicks off with agent Olive revealing the story of how her old partner became the Odd Squad’s arch-nemesis Odd Todd! Be sure to tune in May 25-29 at 7:00 a.m. or 4:30 p.m. on ETV! For information on PBS Kids schedule, go to scetv.org/tvschedule.
To play Odd Squad Games: pbskids.org/oddsquad/
Register NOW! There is NO cost for SC educators to attend the ETV and SC State Museum Technology Conference on August 4 and 5. Yes, it’s free and educators may participate one or both days! Through multiple break-out sessions, we’ll explore ways to integrate technology to engage students of all ages K-12 in learning.
The first day all sessions will be held at ETV in Columbia with added bonus to go to the SC State Museum that evening to view the night sky with the NEW telescope! Second day sessions will be at the Museum.
For Parents/Guardians of graduating 5th-grade daughters:
PBSKids and Greenville Zoo invite your graduating 5th grade daughter to participate at the end of the school year in a free multimedia enrichment experience in nature and science
PBSKids.org is launching new online videos and games to encourage young girls to explore nature and science outside of school. The PBSKids materials complement Greenville Zoo’s FrogWatch USA activities, during which girls learn to identify calls of frogs and toads in our community wetlands. Hearing your daughter’s opinion about the multimedia enrichment experience will help us improve the experience for others!
Over 75,000 online K-12 media resources free to all SC schools and supporting institutions
ETV's educational Web portal with interactive sites for K-12 students, teachers + parents
ETV Teacher Courses
ETV online professional development sites for PreK-12 educators, renewal or grad credit
Smart Cat's place for kids to learn though proven interactivities with PBS Kids characters
PBS Learning Media
PBS partnership makes robust online video resources available to South Carolina educators
ETV's education series airs last Wednesday of each month at 7 pm (repeats SCC/ETV World)
ETV’s initiative to help local communities find solutions to address the dropout crisis
One-stop-shop for teachers to find media resources, training and access school’s TV Guide
Speaking of Schools Podcast
Supported by SC Department of Education, host Doug Keel features K-12 education topics
FastForward / GED
Adult Ed online media: GED, Pre-GED, Workplace Essential Skills, basic 3 R’s + life skills